Maple Creek – You’re Halfway Home

Maple Creek – You’re Halfway Home

December 4, 2015 / No Comments
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Map of the Cypress Hills Destination Area

There’s a strange phenomenon about Maple Creek that few realize. Did you know that Maple Creek is smack dab in the middle of…well,… everywhere!  Check it out:

  • Medicine Hat to Swift Current is 225kms – it’s 106kms to Maple Creek.
  • Calgary to Regina is 757kms – it’s 396kms to Maple Creek
  • Lethbridge to Saskatoon is 615kms – it’s 264kms to Maple Creek

The fact that it lies just off the Trans Canada highway also means that for those who are travelling even greater distances, Maple Creek makes for a great and convenient stop along the way. Here’s what you’ll find available during the Holiday Season or winter months if you stop for a break.

Accommodations:

The Commercial Hotel in Maple Creek, one of Saskatchewan's oldest hotels.Maple Creek is home to both the old and the new!  Home to the newly re-opened Commercial Hotel (one of Saskatchewan’s oldest hotels), the Commercial offers an affordable night stay along the way! They are also a stop for the Greyhound Bus if you’re travelling across Canada. You can book a reservation with them at:  306-662-2009, or by email at:  mccommercialhotel@gmail.com., website:  www.maplecreekcommercialhotel.ca.  Maple Creek is also home to the brand new Cobble Creek Lodge.  Offering barrier free rooms for seniors and those with disabilities, suites for families, and beautiful large king and queen rooms, Cobble Creek also offers you great access to the winter sports available in the nearby Cypress Hills.

Maple Creek's newest hotel - Cobble Creek Lodge is adjacent to Willowbend Campground and Cabins for those looking to attend their family reunion but still experience luxuryCottage available in Maple Creek min two night stayContact information for Cobble Creek Lodge is:  306-662-5100, email:  reservations@cobblecreeklodge.com. www.cobblecreeklodge.com.  For those looking for a longer stay or who have pets or a larger family, the Cottage of Content is available for bookings through Vacation Rental by Owner:  Book Now at:   http://www.vrbo.com/626350  Or contact owner directly at: janeandblaine@gmail.com PH:  306 661-8420

Dining:

Daily Grind - specialty coffee in Maple CreekDaily Grind – purveyors of specialty coffees and teas along with fresh baked goods, it’s the best coffee stop along the Trans Canada.

There are also three incredible restaurants that await in Maple Creek for those looking for supper or lunch options:

The Maple Creek Commercial Hotel Dining RoomCommercial Hotel Dining Room – open 7 days a week 11am-9pm.  They offer menu items from steak to pasta, as well as a “build your own” Asian Stir-Fry for a healthy option. 306-662-2009, or by email at:  mccommercialhotel@gmail.com., website:  www.maplecreekcommercialhotel.ca.

The Star Cafe & Grill in Maple CreekThe Star Cafe & Grill – With a diverse menu that features many items with a Caribbean flare and a Prime Rib that is to die for the Star Cafe is fine dining in a welcoming atmosphere for families.  Contact them at:  306-662-2202, email:  thestarcafe@sasktel.net, www.thestarcafe.ca. Their hours are as follows:

Lunch:
Wednesday to Friday 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Dinner:
Wednesday and Thursday 5:00p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday 5:00p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Closed Monday and Tuesday and statutory holidays.

Christmas shines at the Rockin Horse in Maple CreekThe Rockin Horse Cookhouse & Bar –  the place for fun and a relaxing atmosphere, with a great menu of items all made from a scratch kitchen, you’ll find wings, winter classics and fresh pasta waiting for you.  Contact them at:  306-662-2430, email:  laurie.leigh@sasktel.net Their hours of operation are:

Tue-Thu:
11:00 am – 12:00 am
Fri:
11:00 am – 1:00 am
Sat:
4:00 pm – 1:00 am

Gas Stations/Grocery:

Pioneer Co-op (Gas & Groceries)
Fast Gas (Gas & Convenience Store)

Shopping

Maple Creek's own Daily Grind the place to find high quality specialty coffees and giftwareDaily Grind Giftware

Broken Spoke Fine Art Gallery & Gifts

Cowtown Kids (Toy & Candy Store)

Cobblerock Creek Gifts

Drury Lane (Ladies Clothing)

Bathrooms at Star Cafe in Maple CreekAnd did we mention the bathrooms?  We know that as travellers, finding a good clean bathroom during your travels is one of the most important pieces of information you can have – visiting any of our Dining establishments above and we guarantee you’ll find the bathroom you’ve dreamed of!

Should you require any further information about what a stop in Maple Creek can offer visitors, please contact the Maple Creek Visitor Centre at:

Phone number: (306) 662-2244 Phone number after hours: (306) 662-7333 Fax: (306) 662-4131 Email: townofmaplecreek@sasktel.net

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